Boston Marathon – Fear, Fate & Donuts

The oldest and arguably the most famous marathon is the Boston Marathon. It is often referred to as the “grand daddy” of marathons. Marathon runners dream of a Boston qualifying time. As I continued planning for 50 marathons in 50…

Runs In The Family

On June 5, 2010, I got a Facebook invitation from niece Theresa Crance Stangle. She asked if I would like to join her and her sister Rebecca (Becky) Crance at Moline, Illinois for the Quad Cities Marathon. Well, it was…

It's A Marathon Not A Sprint

I was asked to join the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters in May of 2005. I agreed because I knew from my experience of growing up in a single parent home that adult mentors can really make the difference…

Change An Ending

We all have the ability to change an ending for at least one child. Together, we can change the ending for many. Thank you for following along as I run for this cause.

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Some days, you listen to the head and push through. Other days, you listen to the body and live to run another day. I got in 5 miles of tough speed work but I had 2 left to go when the body said, "Enough - we can do this BUT I can't promise it won't cost you the rest of the week". So, I shut it down. My goal is to be as fresh as possible on February 9th. Yeah, I worry about under training but I also know I over did it last time. This time is all about attempting to find balance in the aging process of an old runner with lots of miles behind him. #14months2done #keepshowingup #keepgrinding #feelyourway ...

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